VIVID WINS BOTH FAN CHOICE AND EDITOR’S CHOICE RECOGNITION AT 22ND ANNUAL NIGHTMOVES ® AWARDS IN TAMPA
LOS ANGELES (October 15, 2014)—Vivid Entertainment won awards in both the Fan Choice and Editor’s Choice categories at the 22nd annual NightMoves ® Awards held in Tampa this past weekend at the Tampa Gold Club. Vivid’s The New Behind the Green Door wins the Fan Choice award for Best Feature Production at 22nd NightMoves Awards show. Vivid was recognized with the Editor’s Choice award as the Best Production Company in the adult entertainment industry. Vivid’s movie The New Behind the Green Door won the Fan Choice award for Best Feature Production; Captain America XXX won Best Parody-Superhero Fan Choice award and Spiderman XXX 2 got the Editor’s Choice award in the same category. Both movies were directed by Axel Braun, who also won Best Director-Parody. He is a member of the NightMoves Hall of Fame. “We are delighted that both reviewers and fans have honored us with this prestigious recognition. The NightMoves Awards weekend attracts more top talent and gets bigger and better and is more fun each year. It’s been exciting for us to be part of it,” said Steven Hirsch, Vivid’s founder/co-chairman. The NightMoves Awards, started in 1992 and is the third oldest continuously running adult awards show in the U.S. after the AVN and XRCO Awards. Adult superstar Ron Jeremy has hosted every show in the past 22 years. The NightMoves Awards were the first to allow fans to select the winners, making it the original fan based awards. In addition, the show presents Editor’s Choice awards based on reviews of DVDs.
About Vivid: Founded in 1984, vertically integrated Vivid Entertainment is the leading source for quality erotic film entertainment and has created wide brand-name awareness through its films, innovative marketing and licensing programs. Vivid-branded products range from condoms and apparel to vodka, to name a few. This year Vivid licensed its powerful brand for gentlemen's clubs and opened locations in Charlotte, Miami, Los Angeles and New York with commitments in a host of other major cities. Vivid's movies are seen online, in DVD, VOD and now on its own network, Vivid TV in over 60 million homes nationwide, as well as in Europe, Canada and Latin America, with new cable systems launching monthly. Its Vivid-Celeb imprint made "celebrity sex tape" a household word and helped launch the Kardashian phenomenon in the process. Vivid is the most awarded studio in the history of the industry and its high-budget productions remain the most acclaimed couples-friendly adult films ever produced. Vivid Radio—Vivid’s 24/7 radio channel—is available on vividradio.com, the SiriusXM app and on channel 791. Mainstream television audiences got to know the company through two seven-part series on Showtime, as well as through publications ranging from The New York Times to Forbes and on TV networks from CNBC to ABC. Vivid founder/co-chairman Steven Hirsch recently received the first AVN Visionary Award as a leader who "has propelled innovation, and taken his company and the business to whole new heights."